#Blogtober2019

Blogtober 2019 Week 1 Wrap-up

Woo-Hoo! We made it! One full-ish week. 4 whole-ish blog posts by me lol. I've been reading and interacting with so many new blogs this week as well. I LOVE IT. I would be remiss if I didn't share those wonderful new people with you πŸ™‚ The Spoonie Mummy Lilyotron Growing Kale Brian C. E.… Continue reading Blogtober 2019 Week 1 Wrap-up

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Conquering the Blank Page: Advice for Finishing a First Draft

I'll be the first to admit that I have trouble finishing a first draft. I'll be so honest as to admit I have NEVER finished a full first draft of a novel. But boy howdy, have I tried. And failed. And tried again. And again. And again. Until I ran from the idea of ever… Continue reading Conquering the Blank Page: Advice for Finishing a First Draft

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Writing with Mental Illness

Mental Illness and Creativity: A Mini-History How many of us have imagined the "tortured artist?" A poet or novelist battling with their demons in a dark, solitary room as they pour out their pain onto the page. After hours, weeks, months, they collapse on their desk and breathe the words, "It is done." Numerous famous… Continue reading Writing with Mental Illness